Category Archives: Adv History
Yesterday I wrote about two early instances when Seventh-day Adventists acted as a peculiar people, daring to resist national statutes and norms in order to live their radical faith. Adventists were to disregard the Fugitive Slave Act, and even though … Continue reading
When not on a media fast–which she is currently doing with some friends–my wife loves to watch genealogy programs like African American Lives (Henry Louis Gates, Jr.) and Who Do You Think You Are? As the family historian, these shows fits her perfectly. … Continue reading
Ellen White’s views on political involvement can be difficult to harmonize. For example, consider the following sets of quotes. First, these two related statements arguably diminish the value of political action (both from The Desire of Ages): (1) But today … Continue reading
Near the beginning of The Promise of Peace, Charles Scriven notes the original pledge taken by the first band of SDAs in 1861. “We, the undersigned, hereby associate ourselves together as a church, taking the name, Seventh-day Adventists, covenanting together … Continue reading
“The ADVENTISTS 2 is a new documentary film that tells the dramatic story of Seventh-day Adventists and their commitment to medical mission work” (Journey Films).